Nutty Nutcracker Thursday, December 3, 2015 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Alexander Biber / Courtesy Next Friday, Dec. 11, is National Ugly Sweater Night and you can wear that ugly sweater to a one-night-only performance of the Nutty Nutcracker by the Sacramento Ballet. This is the first time in more than ten years that this ballet is being staged in Sacramento. Co-Artistic Director Ron Cunningham and his dancers join Beth Ruyak to explain this hilarious production. Holiday performances of the traditional Nutcracker Ballet run Dec. 12 through Dec. 22, 2015.